Top Hat Interface Change 2016

    Top Hat is changing their interface for instructors in Fall 2016. The company has not provided a release date as of June 1st 2016. The video below has more details or you can visit their Support website for details. The articles differentiate between Old and New interface versions. Instructors can can activate the new interface and […]

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    What is Top Hat?

    Top Hat is a web-based teaching platform and classroom response system that utilizes the devices students already own to increase student engagement, performance, and satisfaction. Using Top Hat, professors can engage their studens using 7 question types, Discussions, and Tournaments with real-time feedback and Gradebook integration with Canvas, the University of Denver’s Learning Management System. You […]

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    How Top Hat Works

    Professors ask questions. Students submit responses via WiFi or SMS using their own devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) Results are shown in real-time. For additional information, take a look at the Top Hat Classroom Engagement Features Interactive Polling No clickers required. Students use their own devices including phones, laptops, or tablets to participate in polls. […]

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    Getting Started: TopHat for Instructors

    Setup Details Create your own account (1 minute) https://app.tophat.com/register/teacher/ Schedule and receive an one-on-one training session (1 hour) from the TopHat Team by emailing DU’s Account Director Christian Conroy christian@tophatmonocle.com Alternatively, view the Professor Orientation videos for self-paced learning Prof 101: Creating Your Account and Courses Prof 102: Creating and Using Questions (optional) Prof 103: Loading, Presenting, and […]

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    Getting Started: TopHat for Students

    Students will be required to purchase a license for Top Hat. The cost is $24 for access for four months or $36 for 12 months, and $72 access for 5-years. Subscriptions can be purchased through the Bookstore with any accepted form of payment (including financial aid) OR online at the Top Hat web site with a major credit card. […]

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